Mister Rogers Talks About Divorce

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Mister Rogers talks to his viewers about divorce. He says that even though it is an adult issue, it is an important matter that everyone can talk about. Mister Rogers pretends that the king, queen, and prince are having a picnic. In the park, the king and queen have a number of disagreements. A mother and daughter arrive and Prince Tuesday goes off to play with the little girl, who explains that her mother and father are divorced. The prince becomes concerned because his parents have been arguing more than usual.

In another segment of make-believe, Prince Tuesday wishes he could be a machine so he wouldn’t have to deal with his negative feelings. Fred decided to talk about divorce on his television program because he realized that all children are confronted with it in one way or another.



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